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Lord McNally

Liberal Democrat Peer

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A selection of Lord McNally's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Online Harms Legislation - Statement 13 Feb 2020

    My Lords, I understand that when my noble friend Lord Clement-Jones raised this matter during Questions, there was harrumphing from the Neanderthals on the Minister’s Back Benches about such impudence. It is worth reminding ourselves that this is not a gentlemen’s club; it is a House of Parliament where government is held to account. I therefore welcome the Government’s quick response...
  • Online Harms Legislation - Statement 13 Feb 2020

    My Lords, I understand that when my noble friend Lord Clement-Jones raised this matter during Questions, there was harrumphing from the Neanderthals on the Minister’s Back Benches about such impudence. It is worth reminding ourselves that this is not a gentlemen’s club; it is a House of Parliament where government is held to account. I therefore welcome the Government’s quick response...
  • Huawei: UK’s 5G Network - Statement 27 Jan 2020

    My Lords, this is an extraordinary Statement, not least the part that states: “The National Security Council will meet tomorrow to discuss these issues.” Then why make a Statement today? Is the Minister aware that we, like everyone in this House, always put national security at the top of our agenda? However, to claim that despite the inevitable focus on Huawei this review is not about...

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1995

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (since 2 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee (17 May 2018 to 19 Mar 2019)
  • Member, Insurance Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Nov 2014 to 24 Dec 2014)
  • Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
  • Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (13 May 2010 to 14 Oct 2013)
  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (13 May 2010 to 18 Dec 2013)
  • Leader in the House of Lords, Spokesperson for Constitutional Affairs (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (10 Dec 2008 to 16 Oct 2013)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Ministry of Justice (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (22 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
  • Leader In the House of Lords (22 Feb 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Leader, House of Lords (22 Feb 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 16 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 16 Oct 2013)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (1 Dec 2004 to 16 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (24 Nov 2004 to 16 Oct 2013)
  • Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords (24 Nov 2004 to 15 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Broadcasting), Culture, Media & Sport (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Deputy Leader, House of Lords (26 Jan 2004 to 15 Nov 2004)
  • Member, Draft Communications Bill (Joint Committee) (29 Apr 2002 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Public Service, Committee on (30 Apr 1996 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (3 May 1979 to 15 May 1987)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (3 May 1979 to 9 Jun 1983)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord McNally’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 71.61% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1403 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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